8 miles
Distance
1,043 ft
Climb
-2,109 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

This route is the recommended Mount Helena Ridge ride for the 2018 season, due to construction on West Main Street. It stays on the Ridge all the way to the Mount Helena City Park, and descends the north side via Diretissima Trail and Prairie Trail. Please be alert for hikers and dog walkers in this popular park.

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Details

  • Featured
  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Shuttled
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Mount Helena Ridge - 2018 Construction Route mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -1,066 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,150 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,216 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,150 ft
  • Grade
    -2.453%
  • Grade max
    -43.372%
  • Grade min
    33.732%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,341 ft
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Stage 4 Helenduro
Stage 4 Helenduro
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Mount Helena Ridge Trail - Upper
Dec 9, 2018 @ 11:18am
Dec 9, 2018
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Mount Helena Ridge Trail - Middle
Dec 9, 2018 @ 11:18am
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Mount Helena Ridge Trail - Lower
Dec 9, 2018 @ 11:18am
Dec 9, 2018
Patchy snow cover, but more dry than snow. reporter
Old Chevy Trail
Oct 25, 2018 @ 12:07pm
Oct 25, 2018
Restoring status to green now that conditions are dry. reporter
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Oct 25, 2018 @ 12:04pm
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